Henry L. Stimson (1867-1950)

Henry Lewis Stimson was the secretary of war under President William Taft and was Herbert Hoover's secretary of state. He introduced the 'Stimson Doctrine' denouncing Japanese aggression in Manchuria. Stimson was again secretary of war from 1940 to 1945 under Franklin Roosevelt. His influence was decisive in leading President Harry Truman to use the atomic bomb against Japan.

Date:
1912 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Photographic Print
Item#:
MES20659
Photographer:
Pach Brothers
Height:
1159px
Width:
758px
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